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The Mouse Adult Gross Anatomy Ontology and Mammalian Phenotype Ontology are downloaded weekly from the Mouse Genome Informatics databases at Jackson Laboratories ( For more information about these ontologies, see the MGI Publications Page at

Term:Meibomian gland cyst
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Accession:MP:0013390 term browser browse the term
Definition:presence of one or more non-malignant fluid-filled cysts in the eyelid area due to non-infectious obstruction or malfunctioning of a Meibomian gland causing extravasation of lipid material in the eyelid soft tissues with focal secondary granulomatous inflammation
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Meibomian cyst;   Meibomian cysts;   Meibomian gland cysts;   Meibomian gland lipogranuloma;   Meibomian gland lipogranulomas;   chalazia;   chalazion;   cystic Meibomian gland;   cystic tarsal gland;   eyelid lump;   tarsal cyst;   tarsal cysts;   tarsal gland cyst;   tarsal gland cysts

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  mammalian phenotype 5373
    growth/size/body region phenotype 811
      abnormal cyst 8
        Meibomian gland cyst 0
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  mammalian phenotype 5373
    endocrine/exocrine gland phenotype 391
      abnormal gland morphology 330
        abnormal exocrine gland morphology 116
          abnormal holocrine gland morphology 3
            abnormal sebaceous gland morphology 3
              abnormal skin sebaceous gland morphology 3
                abnormal Meibomian gland morphology 3
                  Meibomian gland cyst 0
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